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Two Grand Juries this week report conclusions on a Black man dying at the hands of police.
Was Brown a legit shooting? Sure seems the case. Even the witnesses have testified he tried to grab Wilson’s gun, ran away and then charged back. Dude was 6’4″, 294# and inarguably violent and lawless – just look at his robbery video. I’d venture that ANYONE with a gun would have shot a head-down, charging Brown, regardless of race.
Was the killing of Garner legit? Hard to see how it possibly could have been, regardless of the Grand Jury and columnists on the […]
So much ink has been spilt and so many electrons spun over Ferguson that additional comment seemed heretofore unnecessary. Given the place our society accords attorneys, however, I cannot but respond to childishness masquerading as thoughtfulness by a Yale student who sees his future in law.
While his is an interesting column, it represents fundamentally sloppy thinking, and so is surprising from a law school student who is being trained – one hopes – in critical thinking above all else.
First: Yes, the cops are overmilitarized and often out of control. Publications from National Review to the Nation have […]